• May 23Have a super summer!! See you in August!

  • What Will the Class of ’16 Be Studying?

    What Will the Class of ’16 Be Studying?

    May 23, 2016

    "Choose something you love, and you'll never work a day in your life."   Radiology/Sonography: Kayla Carlton, Avery Leveridge, Bridget Lane Teaching: Jarrett Medders (Math/English), Shelby Williams, Marissa Hickman, Megan Pitcock Communications: Ty Dolgener, Kayla Cypert Business:... READ MORE »»

  • Class of 2016 Scholarships

    Class of 2016 Scholarships

    May 23, 2016

    Avery Leveridge: Freshman Achievement Scholarship- $750 Kayla Cypert: Ouachita Scholars Founders Scholarship- $30,000 Rachel Swafford: Cooke County Coop Association Scholarship Shelby Williams: David Paddock Memorial Scholarship Ben Dankesreiter: Texas Tech University Designated Merit Scholarship Cristal... READ MORE »»

  • The Highest Obligation

    The Highest Obligation

    May 19, 2016

    “The soldier is the Army. No army is better than its soldiers. The Soldier is also a citizen. In fact, the highest obligation and privilege of citizenship is that of bearing arms for one’s country” ― George S. Patton Jr. The following PHS students are taking on the highest obligation- to defend our... READ MORE »»

Spring Sports Banquet

Cole Carroll, reporter

The Spring sports banquet was hosted Tuesday, May 24th. Baseball, golf, softball, track, and tennis were recognized. Baseball Awards consisted of: Shane Scott, 1st Team Pitcher Riley Low, 2nd Team Catcher Carson...  Read More »

June 2, 2016

Boys Basketball

Ponder Basketball is working hard this offseason mainly on the defensive end. Currently they are playing in a Sanger spring league. Last Monday they played two games and won both of them, by a large margin. This summer they...  Read More »

May 5, 2016


PAC will begin Monday, June 6th at 9:00am and will continue for 6 weeks.  All Ponder athletes, boys and girls,  are encouraged to attend for training in strength and conditioning.  These workouts are not sport specific but aimed...  Read More »

May 3, 2016


The regional track meet will be hosted at Whitehouse High School on Friday, April 29th and Saturday, April 30th. Thursday, April 29th:  9:00 am Field Event Prelims Girls Triple Jump (PIT 2) (8 to Finals) Boys ...  Read More »

April 26, 2016

Area Track Results

The Lions and Lady Lions competed in the District 9 &10-3A Area Track and Field Championships in Pottsboro. There were many great performances and personal records. The Lady Lions 4x100 meter relay ran their fastest ti...  Read More »

April 22, 2016

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EOC Test Time Again!

This week PHS students will be taking exams 5/2-5/4.  The exam days are as follows: 5/2- US History 5/3- Algebra I 5/4- Biology Please remember to be quiet in the halls, in your classrooms,...  Read More »

May 2, 2016

Memories for Sale!

Your 2015-2016 yearbooks are now on sale.  The Yearbook staff has been hard at work and will continue to work well into the summer on this year's yearbook.  Don't miss out on reliving all your best moments!...  Read More »

April 12, 2016

Denton County Livestock Results

Patrick McGill, Reporter

Goat Show Tyler Griffith 1st and 3rd in sale Sheep Show Harley Bridges 2nd and Reserve Finewool 4th place medium wool in sale Monica Stewart 5th and 7th in sale Taylor Reeves 5th and ...  Read More »

March 30, 2016

STAAR WARS – The Testing Season is Upon Us

With STAAR season in full bloom, here are some test-taking tips to help you be successful. Get some rest the night before. Eat something- even a granola bar will help keep you from being hungry ...  Read More »

March 29, 2016

Last 9 Weeks — Get Hyped!

Patrick McGill, Reporter

Oh boy, oh boy, oh boy, do you know what this is? Well, it's the last nine weeks of school and you should already be aware of that. If you were not, rest assured that you are now. With these last nine...  Read More »

March 24, 2016

Spring Break 2016

March 8, 2016

Rain, Rain, Go Away!

March 8, 2016

Be a Hero- Give Blood!

February 4, 2016

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  • August Birthdays

    8/01 - Gannan, Joseph Anthony 8/01 - Low, Reece Ryan 8/02 - Kesselus, Danyel Cole 8/02 - Luna, Hannah Marie 8/03 - Ramage, McKenzie Camill...

  • Birthdays  5/23-6/2

    Birthdays 5/23-6/2

  • Birthdays- 5/16- 5/24

    5/16-  Debbi Walllum Mikey McDonald 5/17- Bailey Frenette Hallie Lawson 5/18- Jazmine Donovan Clarinda Peterson 5/19- Cristal Marti...

  • Ten Facts About Vegas

    1. There’s estimated to be at least 1,000 people living beneath Vegas in underground tunnels. 2. It would take 288 years for one person to spend...

  • Birthdays 5/9-5/15

    5/9/2001- Yvani De Leon 5/11/2000- Zack Holt 5/11/2001- Sariya Stowers 5/14/2001- Daniel Kolezer 5/14/1999- Rabecca Quessenbury...

  • Jokes

    I hate Russian dolls, they're so full of themselves. What do you call a boomerang that doesn't come back? A stick. Why can't you hear a Pterodac...

  • Fun Facts: IQ Edition

    Fun Facts: IQ Edition

  • Oreo Truffles

      Oreo Truffles Ingredients: 1 (16 ounce) package OREO Chocolate Sandwich Cookies, divided 1 (8 ounce) package PHILADELPHIA Cream Che...

  • Birthdays

    April 18th Colton Cassady   April 20th Andrew Andersson   April 21st Peyton Reynolds Skylar Saalfrank   A...


    What do you call someone who doesn't fart in public? A Private Tutor. What do lawyers wear to courts? Lawsuits. Why did the picture go...

  • Shanon McGill- Top Ranked Girl

    Let me tell you a little tale. A tale about how great a specific person is. That specific person is none other than Shanon McGill. The remarkable, glo...

  • Mitch Fruth

    The 4th ranking senior this year in the class of 2016 is Mitch Fruth. He will be attending the University of North Texas to study engineering. He rece...

  • Cristal Martinez

    Cristal Martinez is 6th overall in this year's senior class. She will be attending the University of North Texas and plans on pursuing a degree in bus...

  • Bobby Musacchio

    Bobby has lived in Ponder for 5 years. Within his time of being in here, he has participated in track, cross country, and has been a manager for the b...

  • Jose Rivera

    Jose has lived in Ponder for 10 years. He has participated in football & track. His favorite class was English with Mrs. Josselet. If he was a sup...

  • Gabe Gomez

    Gabe Gomez aka Gabba Ranks has lived in Ponder for 12 years. Throughout his years here, he has participated in football and basketball. His favorite c...

  • Shelby Melvin

    After asking around for anything note-worthy over Shelby Melvin, I can now properly state that she is, in fact, not very tall. Whether this quality is...

  • Marissa Hickman

    Marissa has lived in Ponder for 9 years. She has been involved in choir since 8th grade.  Her favorite subject is math and her favorite teacher is Mr...

  • Mitch Fruth

    Everyone knows Mitch. He's practically the definition of the term "mathelete". He's done football, power lifting, TMSCA, UIL, Track, and FCA in his 12...

  • Avery Leveridge

    If you've ever walked around PHS, you have most likely caught a glimpse of a bright, cheerful girl who seems to always have a smile on her face. In ca...

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